Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

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CazaderoCurtis
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Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

Post by CazaderoCurtis »

I need to get the Mate designed for my MC 60 PV MPPT charge controller.
Just bought new Lithium ion batteries and the charge controller requires the Mate in order to be programmed for the new batteries.
I don't want to get the newer version of the Mate if I can find an older version.
The charge controller is from 2003, 4th quarter.
Any help out there?
Thanks,
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Re: Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

Post by raysun »

I don't have direct experience with the MX60, but if I understand correctly, it must be programmed from its front panel. It can be monitored by a Mate of any vintage.

A link to the MX60 manual v.6.2
http://www.umiat.com/network/umiatbase/ ... Rev6_2.pdf

What lithium battery is being installed? During testing by Outback and SimpliPhi on their LiFePo4 batteries, Outback listed the MX60 as incompatible.
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Re: Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

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Following this -- as I am now running Valence LiFePo batteries on MX60s.
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Re: Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

Post by sodamo »

What Ray said…
There is very limited functionality with Mate 1
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Re: Looking for MX 60 PV MPPT Mate

Post by raysun »

tpirsig wrote: Sun Aug 08, 2021 11:36 am Following this -- as I am now running Valence LiFePo batteries on MX60s.
How have the MXs worked out with the battery?

What charge parameters are being used?
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